About

Throughout his life Edward Bloom has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his later years, he remains a huge mystery to his son, William. Now, to get to know the real man, Will begins piecing together a true picture of his father from flashbacks of his amazing adventures.

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7,300
Directed by

Tim Burton

Written by

John August (Screenplay)
Daniel Wallace (Novel)

Runtime

125 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

An adventure as big as life itself.

Cast

Keywords

witch parent child relationship cancer relationship circus fishing mermaid love of one's life fish leech story teller apoplectic stroke fair youth gentle giant

Photos

Lists

#396 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Original Score Danny Elfman